Tag Archives: love

FEAR is a 4-letter word


My Easter weekend started off with a Thursday evening car accident. My cute little Cinquecento had been at the mechanic for a month getting new brakes and some TLC. So, when I got the call that she was ready to come … Continue reading

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Mi ami?


For the record, I’m about as romantic as a snail and so is my husband. I remember once, I was really pissed off at him and told him he had to prepare a nice candlelit dinner for me to make … Continue reading

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Time after Time


The good news is that my husband bought not one, but two cases of that yummy red wine we both love (you know, the one I finished off while he was working like a slave on the ship). And, the … Continue reading

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Deer antlers, turtles and respect


Have you ever wondered what your luggage looks like to the X-ray guy at the airport? If you want to guarantee a TSA inspection, just throw a bucket of maple syrup and some deer antlers in there and you’re sure … Continue reading

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Confessions of a lonely housewife


Admit it ladies, we’ve all read those trashy novels about the lonely wife running off with the pool guy, right? Only problem is, we haven’t got a pool! I suppose this summer I could have rented one of those beach … Continue reading

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Matters of the heart


When the taxi pulls into the driveway mid-afternoon I am full of anticipation. I can hear the familiar roll of suitcase wheels as he launches the elevator to arrive at our door. Finally home, the routine commences. We embrace and chat. We eat. We nap. He unpacks…that snap snapping of the suitcase opening and closing while I shuffle around trying to make space for his things. Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Coco!


Regina Coco was born August 13, 2010. Today she is 2 years old! This is the photo that the Silmarilions Ragdoll Cattery in Rocca Priora, Italy sent to me of my new baby before I could take her home. My … Continue reading

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